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What does TIM mean?

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I know TIM is thermal paste, but what does TIM stand for?
Thermal I****** M******?
Many thanks!
post #2 of 10
Thermal Interface Material.
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Thermal interface materials.

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post #4 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by allikat;13149720 
Thermal Interface Material.
This.
It's the stuff you use to fill in the air holes between your cpu and cpu cooler.
    
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Thermal Interface Material.

A material that serves as an interface for thermal transfer between the CPU and the heatsink base, therefore called Thermal Interface Material
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post #6 of 10
all of the above are right
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post #7 of 10
Your question got me curious. So:

I did a search in Acronymfinder.com. A search there led me to this, which is on the The Free Dictionary encyclopedia. And then there is Wikipedia.
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Thread Starter 
appreciate to all of the above guys


question answered!
post #9 of 10
Tim happens to be my name!
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Hmm. Tim Visionx.
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